Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Rubicon'
Red Star White Cedar
Item #: 1609
Zones: 4a to 8b
Height: 240" tall
Origin: United States
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
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(Chamaecyparis 'Red Star') Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Rubicon' is a unique, juvenile-foliage form of our native white cedar discovered in 1971 by HJ Welch at Tennessee Valley Nursery. Our 15-year-old plants have formed 12' tall x 4' wide cylindrical specimens. In winter, the soft, olive foliage turns a lovely purple. Chamaecyparis 'Rubicon' forms multiple leaders, so it does have a tendency to splay open in areas with heavy, wet snow.